Western Africa

Cape Verde Cape Verde Cape Verde Cape Verde Sierra Leone Cape Verde Gambia Guinea-Bissau Togo Sierra Leone Liberia Benin Senegal Ghana Guinea Burkina Faso Côte d'Ivoire Nigeria Mauritania Niger Mali

Western Africa

Population
378,612,530
Living Languages
883
Institutional: 57, Developing: 218, Vigorous: 443, In Trouble: 117, Dying: 48
 
 
For categories, see Development and Endangerment.

Benin

Population
11,341,000
Living Languages
55
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
8
Developing
21
Vigorous
23
In Trouble
2
Dying
1

Burkina Faso

Population
19,743,000
Living Languages
71
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
3
Developing
23
Vigorous
35
In Trouble
8
Dying
2

Cape Verde Islands

Population
546,000
Living Languages
2
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
2
Developing
0
Vigorous
0
In Trouble
0
Dying
0

Côte d’Ivoire

Population
24,295,000
Living Languages
87
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
4
Developing
36
Vigorous
31
In Trouble
12
Dying
4

Gambia

Population
2,093,000
Living Languages
11
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
3
Developing
2
Vigorous
4
In Trouble
1
Dying
1

Ghana

Population
28,834,000
Living Languages
81
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
13
Developing
46
Vigorous
14
In Trouble
6
Dying
2

Guinea

Population
12,717,000
Living Languages
37
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
5
Developing
10
Vigorous
14
In Trouble
5
Dying
3

Guinea-Bissau

Population
1,833,000
Living Languages
23
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
2
Developing
9
Vigorous
8
In Trouble
2
Dying
2

Liberia

Population
4,810,000
Living Languages
31
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
2
Developing
18
Vigorous
8
In Trouble
2
Dying
1

Mali

Population
19,418,000
Living Languages
68
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
8
Developing
18
Vigorous
35
In Trouble
7
Dying
0

Mauritania

Population
4,420,000
Living Languages
7
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
3
Developing
3
Vigorous
0
In Trouble
0
Dying
1

Niger

Population
21,477,000
Living Languages
23
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
5
Developing
7
Vigorous
9
In Trouble
2
Dying
0

Nigeria

Population
195,875,000
Living Languages
515
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
19
Developing
76
Vigorous
299
In Trouble
82
Dying
39

Saint Helena

Population
4,530
Living Languages
1
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
1
Developing
0
Vigorous
0
In Trouble
0
Dying
0

Senegal

Population
15,851,000
Living Languages
39
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
2
Developing
18
Vigorous
7
In Trouble
10
Dying
2

Sierra Leone

Population
7,557,000
Living Languages
24
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
6
Developing
12
Vigorous
2
In Trouble
2
Dying
2

Togo

Population
7,798,000
Living Languages
44
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
4
Developing
22
Vigorous
15
In Trouble
3
Dying
0